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R1. Selected Characteristics
R1. Selected Characteristics Census 2000 2005-2007 ACS Is Change Significant
in number?
Number MOE(+/-) Number MOE(+/-)
Total Persons 1 12,281,054 -- 12,400,959 -- --
Persons in Households 2 11,847,607 -- 11,938,301 -- --
Total Households 3 4,779,186 2,648 4,858,509 7,082 Yes
Average Household Size 4 2.48 -- 2.46 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 1.60 -- 1.69 0.01 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 433,447 -- 462,658 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 5,661,126 7,068 5,834,265 11,542 Yes
Workers at Work 8 5,556,311 7,058 5,665,561 12,531 Yes
R2. Mode to Work
R2. Mode to Work 9 CTPP2000 2005-2007 ACS Is Change Significant
in number?
Number Percent MOE(+/-) Number Percent MOE(+/-)
Total Workers 5,556,310 100.0 7,058 5,665,561 100.0 12,531 Yes
Drove alone 4,247,835 76.5 6,745 4,337,393 76.6 11,651 Yes
2-person carpool 470,175 8.5 2,721 434,543 7.7 6,320 Yes
3-person carpool 67,610 1.2 1,049 65,769 1.2 2,489 No
4-person carpool 22,720 0.4 609 23,773 0.4 1,523 No
5- or 6-person carpool 9,835 0.2 401 12,799 0.2 1,514 Yes
7 or more person carpool 7,030 0.1 339 11,307 0.2 1,009 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 198,035 3.6 1,786 208,536 3.7 4,375 Yes
Streetcar or trolley car 8,215 0.1 367 6,915 0.1 875 Yes
Subway or elevated 34,725 0.6 753 32,228 0.6 1,761 Yes
Railroad 43,455 0.8 842 44,156 0.8 2,166 No
Ferryboat 400 0.0 81 247 0.0 112 Yes
Bicycle 14,000 0.3 478 17,531 0.3 1,215 Yes
Walked 229,725 4.1 1,921 232,411 4.1 3,835 No
Taxicab 4,870 0.1 282 4,699 0.1 697 No
Motorcycle 3,235 0.1 230 7,629 0.1 704 Yes
Other means 29,805 0.5 698 35,852 0.6 1,913 Yes
Worked at home 164,645 3.0 1,631 189,773 3.3 4,131 Yes
R2.C. Mode to Work (Collapsed)
R2.C. Mode to Work (Collapsed) 9, 10 CTPP2000 2005-2007 ACS Is Change Significant
in number?
Number Percent MOE(+/-) Number Percent MOE (+/-)
Total Workers 5,556,310 100.0 7,058 5,665,561 100.0 12,531 Yes
Drove alone 4,247,835 76.5 6,745 4,337,393 76.6 11,651 Yes
Carpooled 577,370 10.4 3,001 548,191 9.7 7,353 Yes
Public transportation 284,830 5.1 2,134 292,082 5.2 5,412 Yes
Walked 229,725 4.1 1,921 232,411 4.1 3,835 No
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 51,910 0.9 920 65,711 1.2 2,758 Yes
Worked at home 164,645 3.0 1,631 189,773 3.3 4,131 Yes
R3. Travel Time to Work
R3. Travel Time to Work 11 CTPP2000 2005-2007 ACS Is Change Significant
in number?
Number Percent MOE(+/-) Number Percent MOE (+/-)
Total Workers not Working at Home 5,391,665 100.0 7,037 5,475,788 100.0 12,742 Yes
Less than 10 minutes 812,411 15.1 3,524 841,880 15.4 8,976 Yes
10 to 14 825,199 15.3 3,550 795,261 14.5 7,747 Yes
15 to 19 836,006 15.5 3,571 817,538 14.9 8,546 Yes
20 to 29 1,110,249 20.6 4,066 1,140,289 20.8 9,856 Yes
30 to 44 992,200 18.4 3,864 1,032,539 18.9 8,415 Yes
45 to 59 407,516 7.6 2,540 423,170 7.7 5,821 Yes
60 or more 408,084 7.6 2,541 425,111 7.8 6,559 Yes
R4. Departure Time to Work
R4. Departure Time to Work 12 Census 2000 2005-2007 ACS Is Change Significant
in number?
Number Percent MOE(+/-) Number Percent MOE(+/-)
Total Workers not Working at Home 5,391,665 100.0 7,037 5,475,788 100.0 12,742 Yes
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 395,172 7.3 2,502 466,598 8.5 6,100 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 1,078,444 20.0 4,013 1,088,750 19.9 9,333 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 1,586,340 29.4 4,756 1,465,262 26.8 10,958 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 893,205 16.6 3,682 915,922 16.7 8,561 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 1,266,200 23.5 4,312 1,336,963 24.4 7,901 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 172,304 3.2 1,668 202,293 3.7 3,868 Yes
R4. Departure Time to Work
R5. Mean Travel Time by Mode to Work 13 CTPP2000 2005-2007 ACS
Mean Travel Time Mean Travel Time
Total Workers 25.0 25.1
Drove alone 24.1 24.1
Carpooled 28.2 28.2
Public transportation 45.6 45.4
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 14.4 14.2

Notes:

1 Census 2000 SF3 Table P1 and 2005-2007 ACS Table B01003

2 Census 2000 SF3 Table P9 and 2005-2007 ACS Table C09016

3 Census 2000 SF3 Table P10 and 2005-2007 ACS TableC08201

4 Average household size is calculated by dividing total households by total persons in households

5 Census 2000 SF3 Table H46 and 2005-2007 ACS Table B25046

6 Census 2000 SF3 Table P9 and 2005-2007 ACS Table B26001

7 Census 2000 SF3 Table P43 and 2005-2007 ACS Table C23001

8 Census 2000 SF3 Table P30 and 2005-2007 ACS Table C08301

9 CTPP2000 Table 1-002 and 2005-2007 ACS Table C08301

10 R2.C just uses CTPP2000, but could potentially use Census 2000 SF3 Table P30

13 Census 2000 SF3 Table P31 and 2005-2007 ACS Table C08134

12 Census 2000 SF3 Table P34 and 2005-2007 ACS Table C08302

13 CTPP2000 Table 1-118 and 2005-2007 ACS Table C08136

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